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MULTIVAC is expanding its product range in the new X-line machine generation. Following the introduction of the RX 4.0 thermoforming packaging machine, the new TX 710 traysealer will be presented to the public for the first time at IFFA 2019. Read more

DVP Vacuum Technology presents the new CBL Systems with the AdaptShield technology at IFFA 2019. Read more

Integrating Industry 4.0 systems has numerous benefits for packaging lines, particularly when it comes to data capture. Victoria Hattersley talks to Jasper Joosten, Global Key Account Manager at Cama Group. Read more

Submissions to the most serious, rigorous and prestigious international competition for sustainability in packaging open today until 20 May. Read more

At IFFA 2019 Hastamat will present its CP-HD Multihead Weigher in combination with a product transfer system and the RM-270 Form, Fill and Seal machine. From 4th to 9th May 2019, Read more

What is next for digitization and Industry 4.0? Five questions for Dr.-Ing. Matthias Schopp, head of Engineering Systems at KHS in Bad Kreuznach in Germany. Read more

In this week's weekly video news roundup, we look at trends and developments in the pouch market from lightweighting to recyclability, find out about a new mobility aid masterbatch and explore the dangers of simplistic media messages for packaging. Read more

Proseal has launched a  seal quality testing system that enables food manufacturers and processors to determine the ideal seal and peel strength for individual products. Read more

Packaging Europe is delighted to announce its partnership with FachPack 2019 to host the fifth annual Sustainability Awards in Nürnberg, Germany on 25 September 2019. Read more

ULMA Packaging UK has announced the expansion of its compact thermoformer range with the launch of the TFS 200 MSV, which is designed to provide manufacturers with the capability to produce three pack styles: MAP; Skin; and Vacuum. Read more

M&H Plastics has introduced ‘The Spiral’, an extrusion blow-mould (EBM) technique to enable a brand to add a series of ridges inside a bottle, creating a straight line or spiral effect inside the mould. Read more

Agr’s new Lightweight option for the Process Pilot® blowmoulder management system offers brand owners and bottle manufactures another tool to meet this complex and growing challenge. Read more

At IFFA 2019, MULTIVAC will be presenting holistic solutions for processing and packaging meat and sausage products to trade visitors from industry, craft and trade. Read more

Kiefel GmbH has presented its SpeedPacker - an optimized product packing module for the KMD Speedformer Series with the potential to increase productivity. Read more

Arla Oy is set to be the first company in Finland to use renewable wood-based bioplastics in gable-top paperboards for milk, yoghurt and cooking products. The tall oil-based raw material used for the cartons was developed by Finnish company UPM. Read more

From 12 – 14 March 2019, the converting industry will gather for the 11th edition of ICE Europe, the exhibition for Paper, Film & Foil Converting, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. Read more

GOEBEL IMS, a manufacturer of slitting and winding solutions, presents its broad portfolio of innovative machines for high-quality converting of film, paper and aluminum foil from March 12th to 14th, 2019 in hall A6, booth 344 at ICE Europe. Read more

Smurfit Kappa has launched a new high speed, triple head, automatic filling machine. The new machine is capable of filling up to 45 3L Bag-in-Box® containers per minute on its three state-of-the-art filling valves. Read more

With food and beverage manufacturers facing a new level of production challenges, SIG has developed Plant 360 Controller – a new digital monitoring and control solution to optimize every angle of filling plant operations. Read more

Durst, a manufacturer of digital printing and production technologies, has launched the Tau 330 RSC E UV inkjet single-pass press that will bring affordable digital production to increasing numbers of converters. Read more

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